Hatsune Miku Collaboration Yatsuhashi to Be Sold at Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka!

Collaborative yatsuhashi between virtual singer Hatsune Miku and Shogoin Yatsuhashi Honten, a long-running yatsuhashi company established in 1689, will be sold at the event Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka to be held on Aug. 30 at Intex Osaka.

Booming Worldwide? Socks that Look Just Like Sushi!

Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!

Interview: Live-Action *Rurouni Kenshin* Director Keishi Otomo

An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.

We Talk With Otaku from Around the World in the Otaku Paradise, Akihabara!

America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Content

Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Comic Market 86 Opens!

KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

RWBY is an American anime that follows the lives of ultra powerful teenagers training to be the next generation of peacekeepers, or hunters and huntresses.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

2D Expressed in Real Life! Romanian Makeup Artist Shows off Colossal Titan Makeup!

Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

On Aug. 1, new information was announced regarding the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project which is taking place to celebrate the 15th anniversary since the TV anime Digimon Adventure began airing in 1999.

A Life-Size Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

A life-size version of the popular character Danboard from the huge hit manga Yotsuba&! appears in Akihabara! We bring to you a photo report of Danboard’s slightly shocking cuteness!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [1/2]

We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!

Which Ones Do You Like? Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

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Jun. 12, 2014 13:002

PlayStation Titles to Be on Display at E3 2014 Revealed All at Once, Live Schedule Also Announced

PlayStation Titles to Be on Display at E3 2014 Revealed All at Once, Live Schedule Also Announced

Sony Computer Entertainment America has announced its live schedule that includes a title list, demos of new titles, and trailers for games to be displayed at E3 2014, which began on June 10.

Jun. 12, 2014 05:104

Sanrio’s Popular Twin Unit! Introducing Little Twin Stars

Sanrio’s Popular Twin Unit! Introducing Little Twin Stars

Every year, Sanrio holds its original character popularity poll, the Sanrio Character Ranking, and this year as well many characters have entered. This time we’ll be introducing the characters Little Twin Stars.

Jun. 12, 2014 04:005

Ultra Kaiju as Girls! Ultra Kaiju Humanization Project Further Advances into the World!

Ultra Kaiju as Girls! Ultra Kaiju Humanization Project Further Advances into the World!

Tsuburaya Productions has started a project that will shake the world: the Ultra Kaiju Humanization Project, in which the kaiju from the Ultraman series are transformed into cute girls!

Jun. 12, 2014 01:118

New PV Shown at Ikebukuro Cinemachi Festival Talk Show for TV Anime Dramatical Murder

New PV Shown at Ikebukuro Cinemachi Festival Talk Show for TV Anime *Dramatical Murder*

On June 7, 2014 in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, a new event was launched. That event is Ikebukuro Cinemachi Festival, which aims to fuse anime and the city.

Jun. 11, 2014 13:006

TV Anime Persona 4 Golden to Begin Broadcasting July 10 on Animeism

TV Anime *Persona 4 Golden* to Begin Broadcasting July 10 on Animeism

The broadcast start time for the TV anime Persona 4 Golden, the broadcast to which was previously announced to begin this summer, has been cemented.

Jun. 11, 2014 07:5016

Full Custom Order Replica Japanese Swords - How to Order

Full Custom Order Replica Japanese Swords - How to Order

The Full Custom Order Replica Japanese Sword service allows you to choose Japanese katana parts and create an imitation sword.

Jun. 11, 2014 07:0013

Hatsune Miku Expo to Be Held in the US! NY & LA Fans Rejoice!

Hatsune Miku Expo to Be Held in the US! NY & LA Fans Rejoice!

In May 2014, the Hatsune Miku Expo debuted in Jakarta, Indonesia and was a phenomenal success. The expo celebrates Hatsune Miku and her creative fando...

Jun. 11, 2014 04:5610

Interview: Musical Band angela [2/2]

Interview: Musical Band angela [2/2]

“Spreading anime and anime songs still unknown in other countries to the people there and broadening the path that future generations will travel. That’s our destiny and mission.” - KATSU

Jun. 11, 2014 03:001

A Plump Young Boy Popular Even with Idols - An Introduction to Pompompurin

A Plump Young Boy Popular Even with Idols - An Introduction to Pompompurin

Every year, Sanrio holds its original character popularity poll, the Sanrio Character Ranking, and this year as well many characters have entered. This time we’ll be introducing one such character named Pompompurin.

Jun. 11, 2014 02:4310

Hatsune Miku Takes Indonesia By Storm! Here's Our Exciting Miku Expo 2014 Report!

Hatsune Miku Takes Indonesia By Storm! Here's Our Exciting Miku Expo 2014 Report!

For two days, from May 28 to 29, 2014, Miku Expo 2014 was held in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. It was a major event that included Hatsune Miku goods, visuals, and live performances. Read on to see what it was like.

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